Sunday, February 06, 2005
Raiding "small science"
As if all the problems facing folks at the lab aren't enough, one of the weapons DAD's is now
manuevering to raid much of the "small science" programs funding to divert $'s to
revamping LANSCE and the P-RAD facilities. Studies are being started to make these
"small science" programs justify themselves. How about starting by making this DAD
justify why it is important for him to feather his nest and divert all these funds to his
One need only look at how many people with the title TSM make more than the highest paid Lab Fellow (not Sr. Lab Fellow) as evidence. Virtually all these people were "managers" in some "critical" management structure, but no longer perform that type of work. They still receive the same pay for that work of course. This does not count the ex-managers who were at least smart enough to latch onto non-TSM titles like "Senior Advisor" and the like to hide themselves and keep the management level salary.
And the beat goes on...